De l'Orme's Nouvelles inventions pour bien bastir added as livres X-XI to his Premier tome de l'architecture. See Fowler 98-100 (discussing other eds.)
Publisher A Paris : Chez Regnauld Chaudiere ...
Call number 55167
Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute
Book contributor Getty Research Institute
Collection getty; americana
Notes No table of contents. Foxing. Narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text. Some text is impossible to capture. Irregular pagination. Only right leaves are numbered. Misprinted and missing page numbers.
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Added title leaf with architectural border and 4 geometrical projections in margins. Woodcut printer's device on t.p. Port. of de l'Orme, leaf 5v. Numerous in-text ill., many full page. Cuts of the bad and the good architect, 3N3 & 3N5. Stanza addressed to Zoilus within woodcut architectural border, last p. Woodcut head-pieces, initials
Signatures: [a]-n o [p]² q r s-v x² chi(chi1 signed x3) y-z A-C [D]² E-M N O-V X² 2chi(2chi1 signed X2) Y Z 3chi² 4chi² 5chi² 3A 3B²(both leaves signed 3B1) 6chi²(6chi1 signed 3B2) 7chi²(7chi1 signed 3B3) 3C-3O
In Getty copy chi2.3 bound before chi1.4, instead of being quired within it, and 2chi2.3 before 2chi1.4. 6chi² bound before 3B²
Binding: old (but not original) leather (sheepskin?). Gold fillets along margins of boards and on spine. Brief author & title on spine in gilt
Giovanni Muzio's etched bookplate by Giacomo Manzù. Bookplate of Biblioteca Scati-Grimaldi
Ownership inscription on front free endpaper, apparently preserved from an earlier binding: François Roussel, master mason of Lyons, bought this book from Sr. Claude, bookseller in rue Marcière, for 25 livres tournois on 20 March 1634
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